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English and foreign language educator

Mary Zapata Huerta, Mexican English and foreign language educator. Certified provisional elementary-sociology, provisional elementary-general, provisional bilingual, provisional kindergaten, Texas. Recipient Outstanding Alumni award Our Lady of the Lake, 1990, Hall of Fame award Edgewood Indiana School District, 1990.

Background

Huerta, Mary Zapata was born on January 31, 1952 in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Came to the United States, 1956. Daughter of Encarnacio and Maria De Jesus (Diaz) Zapata.

Education

Bachelor, Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio, 1974. Master of Education, Our Lady of the Lake, San Antonio, 1980.

Career

Pre-school migrant teacher, South San Antonio Indiana School District/Kindred Elementary School, 1975-1977;kindergarten bilingual teacher, San Antonio Indiana School District/J.T. Brackenridge Elementary School, 1977-1992;grade level chair, San Antonio Indiana School District/J.T. Brackenridge Elementary School, 1982-1984;academic coordinator teacher, San Antonio Indiana School District/J.T. Brackenridge Elementary School, 1989-1991;first grade bilingual teacher, San Antonio Indiana School District/Cotton Elementary School, since 1992. Member Kindergaten Ciiriculum Committee, San Antionio Indiana School Dist, 1981, cooperating teacher Alternative Certified Program, 1986. Consultant Intercultural Development Research Association, 1978, Pers.

Evalution and Research Systems, 1978, AVANCE Parent-Child Care Development Center, 1979, Harcourt Brace JovanovichPubs., 1985-1986. Panelist Conference on Students at Risk, Texas Education Agy, 1990. Presenter workshops in field.

Achievements

  • Certified provisional elementary-sociology, provisional elementary-general, provisional bilingual, provisional kindergaten, Texas.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Compiler anthology poetry, public Read-at-Home books Bright Start Publications, 1989.

Membership

Active Leadership Education, 1985. Member National Association for Bilingual Education (Bilingual Teacher of Year award 1990, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (vice chair since 1992), Texas Association for Bilingual Education (panelist state conference 1990, Bilingual Teacher of Year award 1989), San Antonio Area Association for Bilingual Education (secretary 1993, Bilingual Teacher of Year award 1988), San Antonio Federation Teachers (past delegate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Embroidery.

Connections

Married Rogelio Huerta, December 8, 1974. Children: Rogelio Gil, Gerardo, Angel De Jesus.

father:
Encarnacio Zapata

mother:
Maria De Jesus (Diaz) Zapata

spouse:
Rogelio Huerta

children:
Rogelio Gil Huerta

Gerardo Huerta

Angel De Jesus Huerta